A 22-year-old assistant coach has been accused of pretending to be 13 at a varsity basketball game.
Authorities are investigating the incident and the assistant coach no longer works for the district.
The teenager’s father told WAVY-10 that he was “shocked” and that his family wanted an apology.
School officials in Portsmouth, Virginia are investigating a former assistant coach who allegedly posed as a 13-year-old at a junior varsity basketball game. WAVY-10 report.
The teenage player for Churchland High School’s junior varsity team was playing in a club basketball tournament when Aalisha Boykins, 22, pretended to be her in a Jan. 21 game, according to the parents of a 13-year-old girl. I was out of town. Per WAVY-10.
of game video Playing against Nansemond River High School, identified by WAVY-10 as the Boykins, playing on their teenage team and high-fiving other players.
Boykins is no longer employed by Portsmouth Public Schools. Hill reported.
Boykins and Churchland High School did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
As a result of the incident, the team’s remaining games of the season was canceledaccording to The Hill, apparently decided by the players on the team and their parents.
The 13-year-old girl’s father told WAVY-10 about the incident:
The parents also told local news outlets that they no longer want their daughter to attend Churchland High School and are seeking an apology from the school department.
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